West Michigan Conference basketball kicked off this week Monday with two girls basketball competitions.
Mason County Central made the long trip south to take on conference foe Ravenna, and Montague hosted Manistee in a nonleague matchup.
MASON COUNTY CENTRAL 43, RAVENNA 33: At Ravenna, the host Bulldogs entered into a first half fight with the visiting Spartans. After a even score of 17 at the break, the Spartans came out firing. They increased the deficit to 5 points and held on for a league victory.
Wren Nelson 20 points, 9 rebounds
Grace Weinert 9 points, 4 assists, 3 steals
Adria Quigley 7 points, 3 assists
Maddie Kilbourne 16 points, 2 steals
Emma Gillard 4 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal
Hope Hulka 3 points, 3 rebounds
Ravenna 4-13 overall, 2-10 WMC
MCC 11-5 overall, 8-4 WMC
MCC at Onekama – Wednesday, Feb. 15
Holton at Ravenna – Wednesday, Feb. 15
MONTAGUE 51, MANISTEE 29: At Montague, the host Wildcats posted a huge 19-point second quarter to increase the deficit to 12 points at the break. Down the stretch, the ‘Cats held the Chippewas to 6 points in the fourth quarter leading them to a nonleague victory.
Haylee Schwarz 14 points, 5 rebounds, 4 steals
Kendall Osborne 13 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists
Emma Dyer 10 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals
Claire Meacham 8 points, 5 rebounds
Montague 14-3 overall
Hart at Montague – Thursday, Feb. 17
Western Michigan Christian at Manistee – Wednesday, Feb. 16
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